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Cartoon disparaged the working class -- Laura Shulman

5 hours 55 min ago
John Darkow's political cartoon in Tuesday's State Journal featured a graduate wearing a barrel labeled "student debt" with the caption, "And we all laughed when he majored in woodworking."

Parent should be responsible for kids -- March Schweitzer

5 hours 55 min ago
The latest racially motivated mass killing in Buffalo, New York, by an 18-year-old got me thinking. We see so much in the press these days about "parental rights." I wonder if it is not time to think more about "parental…

Life is based on science not faith -- Monsignor Roger J. Scheckel

5 hours 55 min ago
The May 15 letter to the editor "Courts shouldn’t impose faith on us" stated that "the concepts of when life begins and personhood are all issues of faith. Outlawing abortion because it is murder is based on the extreme religious…

Religious right is threat to liberty -- Joel David

5 hours 55 min ago
The U.S. Supreme Court's far-right and so-called "religious" conservatives are set to argue that Roe v. Wade was “an ill-conceived and deeply flawed decision that invented a right mentioned nowhere in the Constitution.”

Commonsense political party is needed -- Paul Mickey

5 hours 55 min ago
Our main problem in the United States is that we have two parties and a system that are failing us.

Vos and Nass fear intelligent women -- Paula Dáil

5 hours 55 min ago
I laughed out loud when reading the comments from Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, criticizing Jennifer Mnookin’s selection as the next UW-Madison chancellor. He called her a “blatant partisan.” Vos apparently forgot that administering a university system is an apolitical…

High school sports highlights: Charlie Erlandson, Isaac Schmidt lead Madison Memorial to Big Eight golf title

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 11:30pm
Madison Memorial beats Middleton by seven shots at the conference meet in Evansville.

'Not the final vote': Dane County Board buys part of Yahara Hills Golf Course for future landfill

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 10:00pm
With the county's purchase of the land, the possible landfill passes a key step though it still needs to go through site evaluation and the permitting process.

Ramp, lane closures expected on I39/90-Beltline interchange

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 7:30pm
The closures are to allow crews to apply polymer overlays that waterproof bridge decks, increasing traction and extending pavement life.

Waunakee's Drew Regnier endured the monotony of running alone. He's about to see if it was worth it

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 7:15pm
Waunakee's Drew Regnier endured the isolation of training alone to better prepare for the high school track season. He's about to find out if it was worth it.

Why Packers wide receivers coach Jason Vrable sees big things for Sammy Watkins

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 7:00pm
Vrable, who had spent four years on the Buffalo Bills’ offensive coaching staff (2013-16), had known Watkins since the Bills had selected him with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft.

‘Everything I do is for them’: Former Wisconsin star Johnny Davis’ main motivation is family

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 6:15pm
Johnny Davis is five weeks away from reaching a dream he set as a child — getting drafted in the NBA. He reflects on his main motivation — family — as he gets closer to the draft.

As 230 Exact Sciences workers face layoffs, company cites inflation as factor despite expansion

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 5:30pm
Exact Sciences is laying off about 3% of its global workforce despite the Madison biomedical giant's recent expansion efforts and acquisitions to advance cancer testing and research pursuits, the company confirmed Thursday.

Wisconsin football lands commitment from Illinois defensive lineman

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 5:03pm
The Wisconsin football program secured its third commitment from a high school player from Illinois, this time a 6-foot-3 defensive lineman.

UW Health offering $100 more an hour to nurses to take extra shifts

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 5:00pm
In a wide-ranging talk, UW Health CEO Dr. Alan Kaplan addressed the nursing shortage, new clinic plans and the relationship with UnityPoint Health.

Victim of Fitchburg apartment fire identified

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 5:00pm
The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office said Timothy J. Trummer, 64, died as a result of the fire, though results of an autopsy performed Wednesday are pending additional study.

Portland, Oregon, man gets five years in federal prison for threats on Amtrak train

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 3:33pm
Thomas grew up mostly in the foster care system and at 8 years old was shot by his mother, who also suffered from mental illness.

WIAA locks up venue for state track and field meet through 2026

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 3:15pm
The WIAA will continue to use UW-La Crosse's Roger Harring Stadium at the Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex and Mitchell Hall during the state meet and add the fieldhouse in 2023.

Name that trash bin: Madison seeks monikers for electric compactors

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 3:00pm
The city says puns are welcome, no matter how strained.

Robin Vos' attorney: 'I don't have control over Mr. Gableman'

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 2:45pm
Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn's frustrations with Michael Gableman continue to mount over the former state Supreme Court Justice's refusal to provide public records related to the GOP-ordered review into Wisconsin's 2020 election.

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